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Wild about weeds: Don’t let a world of nutrition (and learning) slip through the nettle

We are often in a rush to rid our gardens of blackjacks, stinging nettles and a bunch of other bitter things. But Julia Invernizzi wised up on a recent walk.

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Involving more people in the ‘wild economy’ will make the world a better place

For too long, we’ve got it wrong when it comes to conservation. Fortunately some, especially the young, are pointing us in the right direction, writes Francois du Toit Young black

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The Achilles Heel of Conservation

Black communities lived in harmony with nature centuries before parks were created as “fortresses to protect nature” – an issue many conservationists choose to ignore, writes Merlyn Nomusa Nkomo.

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Twinkle, twinkle little lights: South Coast conservancies show the way

A firefly sanctuary – the first of its kind in Africa and one of only four in the world – has been launched on the lower South Coast. Fred Kockott

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Jumbo blow for Zululand reserve: Bull elephants kill conservationist

The conservationist who was trampled and gored by bull elephants in northern KwaZulu-Natal this week, died trying to save the animals he loved. Matthew Hattingh reports

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Shea class: Midlands school scores in water compo

A RURAL KwaZulu-Natal Midlands school has taken top honours in a national programme that encourages water conservation and implementing the UN’s sustainable development goals. Shea O’Connor Combined School will now

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Vietnamese youth pledge support for war on poaching

Catch them while they are young, seems to be the thinking behind bringing a group of Vietnamese twentysomethings to the World Youth Wildlife Summit in South Africa.

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London eyes on SA water wizzes

A KWAZULU-NATAL school has taken two awards at an international water conservation competition.